NPI Sect 106 Intro/Consultation–Oct 15-19–Phoenix, AZ

08/23/2012 15:46 | AAC Admin (Administrator)
The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of cultural heritage. The 2012-2013 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is now available online at The 2012-2013 NPI News Release includes the calendar and seminar descriptions -
Advance registration rate available through September 6, 2012
Scholarship applications accepted (see details below)
in cooperation with the Public History Program,
School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies,
Arizona State University, and
the State Historic Preservation Office, Arizona State Parks
Section 106: An Introduction
Phoenix, AZ undefined October 15-17, 2012
Learn the basics of project review under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. This seminar emphasizes practicalities-how to avoid pitfalls and victimization by myths. Discuss recent changes in regulations and procedures, with an emphasis on coordination with the National Environmental Policy Act and other laws. An agenda is available online at
Consultation and Protection of Native American Sacred Lands
Phoenix, AZ undefined October 18-19, 2012
Explore the consultation process mandated by federal laws as it pertains to Native American sacred lands. Review the guidelines from both tribal and federal land-managing agencies’ perspectives. Consider the legal, historical, and cultural factors that influence consulting parties. Discuss ways to use the consultation process in conjunction with other tools, such as land trusts, restrictive covenants, and property purchases by tribes or nonprofit conservancies, to achieve a protected status for culturally significant places. An agenda is available online at
Instructor. Claudia Nissley, president, Nissley Environmental Consultants; former director, Western Office, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and Wyoming State Historic Preservation Officer; specialist in preservation issues relating to NHPA, NEPA, CERCLA, ARPA, and NAGPRA
LA/CES. These seminars meet the criteria for programs in the American Society of Landscape Architects Continuing Education System and ASLA members will receive 6 learning units each day.
Registration. A registration form is available online Advanced registration is available until September 6 for $600 (3 days – 106 Intro) / $450 (2 days – Consultation) / $900 (5 days – both seminars). After that date, the regular registration rate is $650 (3 days – 106 Intro) / $500 (2 days – Consultation) / $950 (5 days – both seminars).
Scholarships. A National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant for scholarships covers the cost of tuition for qualified applicants to attend NPI seminars in targeted cultural resource management areas.
 For more information and the application form, go to
Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.
Jere Gibber
Executive Director
National Preservation Institute
P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313

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